Category Archives: Persuasion

#PWP121 – Gentle Persuasion – Using Argument and Evidence

TUTOR: When you have analysed the argument in one of the articles from the “Read” section for this week’s topic, the writing exercise is to: write a short critique of the article in your journal. The following questions will help … Continue reading

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PWP121 – A Letter to the Editor – Convincing Words – Language, Rhetoric and Persuasion

TUTOR: This week we ask you to write a letter to the editor of one of the state or nation newspapers on an issue of your choice. In your letter, use one or more of the rhetorical devices described in the … Continue reading

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#PWP121 – Rhetoric, persuasive writing, communication

                By Marion S. Trikosko [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons TUTOR’S REQUEST: This week we invite you to share your thoughts about: Martin Luther King Jr’s. use of rhetoric Examples of communication that … Continue reading

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Week 2: Writing in the Workplace – Contexts and Conventions

On the Discussion Board this week, we ask you to post your media release (see separate thread for this within this discussion board forum), and also to share your knowledge and ideas about: workplaces that employ Professional Writers (under any … Continue reading

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PWP121 – WEEK ONE… a little nervousness…

I am now studying PWP121, which is a unit titled ‘Writing, Rhetoric and Persuasion’. I am feeling a little out of my comfort zone, as, while I’m mostly comfortable writing, I now feel that I am going to be assessed … Continue reading

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